This adorable bear shaped sandwich cutter was bought by the bot earlier this year for Heather who writes for the blog Shades of Tangerine. She writes “Now this is adorable. I will absolutely be saving this to make sweet little sammies for my niece!”. It certainly does look adorable.
Want to get items like this? Update your profile with these keywords: fun, bear, cute.
Take a look at this delightful little figure the bot sent to Tasha, who posted these images on twitter.
A piece of jewelry ordered by the bot for under $1, with free shipping. This is a colorful red/gold bracelet.
Keywords: red, bracelet, jewelry
It looks like something of a flat swiss army knife. This is an image of an item one of the bot’s subscribers recently received.
Keywords: unique, tool
Minions assemble! -McDonalds Happy Meal Toy
keywords: odd, funny, comic
“the variety of items had been astounding. Heck fur lined handcuffs :)”, wrote one of the bot’s subscribers by email, attaching the below picture.
This item shipped by the bought really stuck out. A litmus testing kit!!
The bot was searching using the keyword “paper” but usually that pulls up paper decorations or stationary. This is more in the original XKCD spirit of Bobcat In A Box.
Another oddly specific tool – here is n knife specially designed for opening ipads.
The bot found this last week using the keyword “tool” which picks up quite a few of these very specialized tools that you only discover after trawling through the underbelly of AliExpress.
The bot bought this colorful multi-block pencil last week using the keyword “color”.
I would have expected each section to be a different color, but it looks like they are all just graphite pencil. I suppose that is what you get for 61 cents. However you can turn it into a rocket ship, which is a plus.
Lets put this in the oddly specific category… here is an item that the bot found for the keyword “tool” last week.
This is a tool that “is great for easily fitting and removing spring bars and watch band lugs”. It looks more like a dentist’s tool to me. It must be helpful for watch self-repair somehow. If this arrives in your mailbox, perhaps you can let us know.